Hosta "Aoki"

This medium/large cultivar has elongated heart shaped (cordate) green leaves and grows 25" tall by about 48" wide. It is in the fortunei species of the genus and has pale lavender flowers on 40" scapes in summer. Introduced in 1987 this cultivar was named by hosta breeder von Siebold for Aoki Kon'yo, who produced the first Japanese-Dutch dictionary